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St. Mary's Parent Night

posted Sep 16, 2015, 2:24 PM by Adrienne DeWolfe   [ updated Sep 23, 2015, 5:32 PM ]
Parenting in the Digital Age
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Post questions to:

  1. MultiMedia & Kids 
  2. Concerns 
    • Privacy
    • Digital Reputation
    • Inappropriate Content
    • Screen Time
    • Cyberbullying
  3. Resources and Tips
  4. Discussion & Questions

Your Homework

1. Initiate conversations and set boundaries

2. Use Family Media Use Agreements from Netsmartz and Common Sense Media

3. Find quality content on Common Sense Media – Top Picks

4. Show a willingness to play and learn

6. Set a positive example - Model the behavior you want to see

7. Narrate your own tech use

8. Keep current with CommonSense Media
and sign up for newsletters

9. Get to know parental controls on your gadgets
10. Keep computer in a public place

11. Have a cell phone parking area

12. Have a lease policy

13. Talk about the risks at every age, and tell your children you won’t blame them


Activity 1

- Use Commonsense media to search reviews

Share with your group.

- Review the Top Picks for some suggested apps and websites.

CommonSense Media site image to show how to search reviews.

Activity 2

safe search settings in google and youtube.

Setting up safe searching on google and youtube.

CommonSense Media Use Agreement